Filipino women celebrate 4 yrs.

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Dancers, from left: Rose Ayson Velascxo, Margie Sarandi, Ellie Navarette, Emma Ygona-Parrish, Marian Ygona, instructor Dulce Mendoza Jenck, Lucy Simpson, and Adeline Dover. (Photo by Nenita Garcia)

The Filipino American Women’s Organization of Yakima Valley celebrated the group’s fourth anniversary on April 6 at a gala at the Yakima Arboretum. Over 200 family members and friends gathered for a potluck, a talk on women’s health by Dr. Hipolito M. Custodio, information on Typhoon Yolanda, and entertainment by dancers.

The 85-member group provides support, service, and education to the Filipino American community of the Yakima Valley. (end)

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